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Franklin in Crawford County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Franklin Grade School and Playground

 
 
Franklin Grade School and Playground Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 29, 2010
1. Franklin Grade School and Playground Marker
Inscription.
On this site stood the original
Franklin Grade School and Playground
1907

This bench is made from a marble
window ledge from the 2 story brick
Franklin School House

 
Erected by Town of Franklin, Concerned Citizens, and The Ales Family.
 
Location. 37° 31.362′ N, 94° 42.27′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Kansas, in Crawford County. Marker is on 5th Street near Broadway Street (Business U.S. 69), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in Franklin Community Park. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin KS 66735, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William B. and Athlyn C. Pritchett (a few steps from this marker); Trolley / Street Car Rails (a few steps from this marker); Franklin - Arma Sidewalk (a few steps from this marker); Franklin School Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Franklin Community Park Sign (within shouting distance of this marker); Franklin Sidewalk (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Church Bell from St. Philip Neri Catholic Church (about 700 feet away); Dragline Bucket (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Franklin.
 
Regarding Franklin Grade School and Playground.
Franklin Grade School Window Ledge Bench Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 29, 2010
2. Franklin Grade School Window Ledge Bench Marker
Franklin, Kansas, was decimated on May 4, 2003, when a tornado rolled through the heart of the town.
 
Also see . . .  Franklin, Kansas. (Submitted on October 10, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. EducationMan-Made Features
 
Franklin Grade School Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 29, 2010
3. Franklin Grade School Markers
Looking WNW.
Franklin Grade School Classes Paver image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 29, 2010
4. Franklin Grade School Classes Paver
Franklin Community Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
5. Franklin Community Park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 489 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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